Book of Mormon students should be glad to know that they can now finally purchase the hardcover tome of extensive scholarship by John L. Sorenson, Mormon’s Codex: An Ancient American Book (Salt Lake City: The Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship & Deseret Book Company). It offers over 800 pages of detailed scholarship exploring the connections between Mesoamerica and the Book of Mormon. As one who was highly influenced by his insights in his earlier works, especially An Ancient American Setting for the Book of Mormon, I am anxious to get my own copy and further explore the many parallels and relationships that support Mesoamerica as the proper setting for the Book of Mormon. Getting books shipped to China can be a challenge, though. Wish me luck.
Update: Hurrah! As a comment from Lisa revealed, the book is available now in electronic form at Deseret Book. Readable with their free Bookshelf app. Just got mine and have started reading. Nice!
Update 2: Sigh. The electronic version from Deseret Book is missing all of the maps that are so important for understanding this book. I’ve sent emails times to Deseret Book’s customer service to inquire but have received no response after several 4 days. And of you having this problem? Am I missing something?